BIM is now the new norm in the arena of construction. A clear strategy and comprehensive team meetings in the right way can fetch you excellent results.
FREMONT, CA: The construction sector is under a transformational phase as Building Information Modeling (BIM) is replacing the traditional management practices. Digital advancements have supported the development of better management models involving technological tools that allow better representation of construction activities and physical characteristics of structures. Construction companies have to enable an active run of BIM to make it rewarding. Meetings that can touch upon the vital points of BIM are integral to its adoption and effectiveness.
BIM meetings should be conducted in a manner that will add value to BIM by enhancing coordination and making deliverables simpler. Some of the essential criteria that one must remember while doing BIM meetings are discussed in here.
• Preparation is the Key
To make a BIM meeting super productive, sufficient preparation is essential. Ideally, one must arrange everything in advance before summoning a gathering. Models take time to load. Initiating the loading process enables to reduce waiting durations during the meeting and makes navigation of the model smoother.
• Assign the Job to an Expert
The one who heads the meeting should be proficient. Assign the job of handling the BIM to someone who is well versed with the model and knows how the software works. This allows a better experience for everybody who is a part of the meeting as explaining becomes simpler.
• Classifying into Groups
Everybody associated with a particular project does not have to attend a BIM meeting at once. Segregating the teams based on their roles and requirements leads to a well-structured meeting where primary aspects for each team are separate. Later on, overlapping meeting sessions for two or more groups can lead to desired co-ordination among the teams.
• Declaring the Strategy
Collaborative efforts are time-consuming and would require some level of commitment from everyone in the company as well as the owners and suppliers. Educating the employees and making every related individual aware of how BIM works is important to utilize the method correctly. In each meeting, sessions should ideally start as a continuation of whatever was discussed in the prior meet. Addressing the problems faced by the team in the meeting is vital before moving onto another.
Collaboration and information-sharing create a proactive environment. Following these steps can help all stakeholders fare better, and design desired outputs. Companies will be able to control prices and choices better.